Mariota Oliphant of Aberdalgie & Kellie

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Mariota Oliphant of Aberdalgie & Kellie

Latin: Mariota de Graham
Birthplace: Aberdalgie, Perthshire, Scotland
Death: after February 24, 1446
Kincardine, Perthshire, Scotland
Immediate Family:

Daughter of John Oliphant of Aberdalgie & Kellie, Kt. and daughter of Thomas Home of Home
Wife of Sir Robert Graham of Kinpont and Sir William Graham of Kincardine-in-Menteith and Montrose
Mother of Walter Graham; Patrick Graham; Umfrid Graham and SIr Robert Graham of Cessfurd, Kt.
Sister of Thomas Oliphant of Kellie
Half sister of NN Oliphant and Sir William Oliphant of Aberdalgie

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About Mariota Oliphant of Aberdalgie & Kellie

Given name has been mainly reported to be Marion.

Marion (Mariot) Oliphant

  • Father  John Oliphant, of Aberdalgie 
  • Mother  dau. Borthwick (1st wife)
  • Living on 24 Feb 1446 ? (named in charter with her sons of the lands at Cessford)
  • married: in 1399 to Robert Graham, of Kilpont 


  •   1. Robert Graham, of Cessfurd
  •   2. Walter Graham
  •   3. Patrick Graham
  •   4. Umfrid Graham


Mariota Oliphant was born at of Aberdalgy, Scotland. A contract for the marriage of Mariota Oliphant and Sir William Graham, Lord Graham was signed in 1399.

There is a charter by Sir James Hamilton of Cadzow to Marion Oliphant, and her sons Robert, Walter, Patrick, and Umfrid Grahame, of the lands of Cessford, on 24 February 1446-47. TSP, (6-215)

From The Scots Peerage Page 217:

"He (Graham, Duke of Montrose) married first, in his father's lifetime, a lady whose name in not certainly known ... There is probably confusion with the wife of his brother Robert."

From The Scots Peerage: Page 214:

" .. An indenture of the date 1399 between Sir Patrick Grahame of Kincardine and Sir John Oliphant of Abergaldie that Robin de Grahame son the said Sir Patrick, shall wed to wyfe, God willand, daughter of the said Sir John. ..."

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Mariota Oliphant of Aberdalgie & Kellie's Timeline

Aberdalgie, Perthshire, Scotland
Age 34
Age 36
Age 38
Age 40
February 24, 1446
Age 70
Kincardine, Perthshire, Scotland